Police say Kano explosion caused by ‘Mixed Chemical, Gas Reactions. 

Written by on May 22, 2022

The Police in Kano have said the explosion that rocked the city on Thursday was as a result of mixed Chemical/Gas reactions exposed to a source of heat, such as fire, spark or increase in pressure resulting in combustion/shock waves, creating an explosion which can have shattering effects.

The police said arrests have been made in connection with the illicit materials and had seized a motor vehicle fully loaded with Improvised Explosive Device materials.

In Saturday’s statement, the police confirmed that nine persons died as a result of Tuesday’s explosion and eight persons, including students, sustained minor injuries.

The police gave the names of the dead persons as Ejike Vincent (Wielder); Michael Adejo (Chemical Seller); Musa Kalla (Tea Seller); Christiana Abosade; Mary; Austine Dada; Madam Owoleke; Omo Ben; and Bose Oladapo.


Seun Fakorede

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